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Award Submission — San Antonio's Tricentennial: Covering 300 Years of Undertold History

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TPR’s newsroom spent 2018 delving into San Antonio’s 300th birthday, covering three centuries of San Antonio history as an ongoing news story. This was an effort that looked at events that shaped the city that many people aren’t aware of.

(Time code 00:00) TPR’s David Martin Davies audio essay on October 25th, 2018 for Texas Standard on his comic book documenting 300 years of San Antonio history.

(Time code 02:40) TPR regular contributor Yvette Benavides delivers a “Tricentennial Minute” for September 6th. These historical vignettes were featured on the air and on social media daily throughout 2018.

(Time code 03:24) TPR’s David Martin Davies interviews Char Miller, a W. M Keck professor of environmental analysis at Pomona College in Claremont, California and author of San Antonio A Tricentennial History.

(Time code 09:31) TPR regular contributor Yvette Benavides delivers a “Tricentennial Minute” for November 9th. These historical vignettes were featured on the air and on social media daily throughout 2018.

(Time code 10:17) On Fronteras March 16th 2018, TPR’s Norma Martinez speaks with local composer Federico Chavez-Blanco, who was commissioned to write music for San Antonio’s Tricentennial celebration.

(Time code 17:05) TPR regular contributor Yvette Benavides delivers a “Tricentennial Minute” for October 11th. These historical vignettes were featured on the air and on social media daily throughout 2018.

(Time code 17:49) On The Source February 20th, 2018, TPR’s David Martin Davies leads a community discussion on San Antonio’s African-American history.

(Time code 26:47) TPR regular contributor Yvette Benavides delivers a “Tricentennial Minute” for October 23rd. These historical vignettes were featured on the air and on social media daily throughout 2018.